History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

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4 June 1843 • Sunday
<June 4> At 10 A.M. in conversation with Mr. De Wolf a Clergyman of the Episcopal order, who was <much of> a Gentleman.
A Conference was held in the New Corn Exchange Manchester, and by adjournment in the large room at Haywards Hotel, Bridge Street, the assembly was large, altho’ the Weather was unfavorable.
Elder Thomas Ward was President and William Walker clerk. President Ward and Elders Clark and preached, giving excellent teachings on the plan of Salvation and the Lords supper, there were present 6 High Priests, 58 Elders 64 Priests 40 Teachers, 10 Deacons. The representation of the churches being next called for the following statements were made.
Members Elders Priests Teachers Deacons No of branches
Manchester Charles Miller 1481 38 75 54 17 30
Thomas Ward 558 31 30 14 10 4
1 High Priest Preston William Snalem 655 18 18 18 2 15
London William Major
West End 58 3 9 3
East " Clerkenwell 156 3 9 2 2
Newbury 22 1 2
Woolwich 30 1
Macclesfield James Galley 250 11 28 15 9 6
Birmingham Cooper Royle 509 32 32 18 10 16
Staffordshire 377 38 59 14 10 12
Edinburgh Henry McEwan 302 10 10 8 2 4
Garway Charles Taysom 176 4 5 7 2 5
Glasgow Peter McCue 721 24 32 28 16 14
1 High Priest Froomes Hill 784 21 47 21 9 36
Carlisle John Barker 154 8 19 8 3 4
Sheffield James Carrigan 128 4 9 3 3
Bradford Robert Parker 240 8 15 11 6 7
Bedford Thomas Margetts 242 14 20 8 4 10
Ireland— Hillsborough. 55 3 2 2 1
Lincolnshire— South 14 1 2 1
Wigan 5
Nottingham 5
Worcestershire Smith
Earls common 61 3 4 1
Penvin 19 1 2 1
Broomsgrove 36 1 3
Total 7038 278 432 237 106 163
The Sacrament was administered in the afternoon.
5 June 1843 • Monday
<5> Monday 5 The following persons devoted themselves to the work of the Ministry viz Osmond Shaw, Thomas Shaw, Samuel Downs, Elders <William> Speakman and George Eyres.
The following persons were then ordained Elders viz. R Cowen, T. Pratt, Samuel Downes, John Williams, Peter Mc Cue, Joseph Walker and Levi Rigg.
Priests, J Flint, Joseph Smith, J Nightingale, J Lee, Thomas Jackson, Samuel Wells, Charles Turner, Cristopher Riding, George Robinson. [p. 1569]
4 June 1843 • Sunday
June 4 At 10 A.M. in conversation with Mr. De Wolf a Clergyman of the Episcopal order, who was much of a Gentleman.
A Conference was held in the New Corn Exchange Manchester, and by adjournment in the large room at Haywards Hotel, Bridge Street, the assembly was large, altho’ the Weather was unfavorable.
Elder Thomas Ward was President and William Walker clerk. President Ward and Elders Clark and preached, giving excellent teachings on the plan of Salvation and the Lords supper, there were present 6 High Priests, 58 Elders 64 Priests 40 Teachers, 10 Deacons. The representation of the churches being next called for the following statements were made.
Members Elders Priests Teachers Deacons No of branches
Manchester Charles Miller 1481 38 75 54 17 30
Thomas Ward 558 31 30 14 10 4
1 High Priest Preston William Snalem 655 18 18 18 2 15
London William Major
West End 58 3 9 3
East " Clerkenwell 156 3 9 2 2
Newbury 22 1 2
Woolwich 30 1
Macclesfield James Galley 250 11 28 15 9 6
Birmingham Cooper Royle 509 32 32 18 10 16
Staffordshire 377 38 59 14 10 12
Edinburgh Henry McEwan 302 10 10 8 2 4
Garway Charles Taysom 176 4 5 7 2 5
Glasgow Peter McCue 721 24 32 28 16 14
1 High Priest Froomes Hill 784 21 47 21 9 36
Carlisle John Barker 154 8 19 8 3 4
Sheffield James Carrigan 128 4 9 3 3
Bradford Robert Parker 240 8 15 11 6 7
Bedford Thomas Margetts 242 14 20 8 4 10
Ireland— Hillsborough. 55 3 2 2 1
Lincolnshire— South 14 1 2 1
Wigan 5
Nottingham 5
Worcestershire Smith
Earls common 61 3 4 1
Penvin 19 1 2 1
Broomsgrove 36 1 3
Total 7038 278 432 237 106 163
The Sacrament was administered in the afternoon.
5 June 1843 • Monday
5 Monday 5 The following persons devoted themselves to the work of the Ministry viz Osmond Shaw, Thomas Shaw, Samuel Downs, Elders William Speakman and George Eyres.
The following persons were then ordained Elders viz. R Cowen, T. Pratt, Samuel Downes, John Williams, Peter Mc Cue, Joseph Walker and Levi Rigg.
Priests, J Flint, Joseph Smith, J Nightingale, J Lee, Thomas Jackson, Samuel Wells, Charles Turner, Cristopher Riding, George Robinson. [p. 1569]
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